Well, you all know what PGCC is by now - the massive RM25 billion Penang Greenwash... err, I mean Global... City Centre project. And CGCC? That's Catastrophic Global Climate Change. If we go ahead with PGCC, it would only add to...
Feelings against the PGCC are running high. Despite the mainstream media's almost total blackout of dissenting views, emails have been going around, highlighting the adverse implications for Penang if the project goes ahead. Concerned activists have begun a campaign...
On 30 July, the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) master-plan was launched with much fanfare. Among other goals, the blueprint aims to transform agriculture in the rice-bowl region of Malaysia.The masterplan was designed by Sime Darby although the project...
The PGCC developers talk about building a zero-carbon city, but they don't tell us about the scale of carbon emissions during the years of construction. It might be worth looking at what people in the know are saying about large...
If Patrick Lim and Equine Capital think it is going to be smooth sailing after the Prime Minister announced that approvals for the PGCC would be fast-tracked, they had better think again. This morning, half a dozen of the main...
Holy shmoly! What the... So PGCC master planner Nasrine Seraji claims I misquoted her and took her comments out of context. She was reported as saying that those comments were made four years ago and that no slides or...
When I requested my late dad and my late grandma a couple of days ago to watch over the green spaces surrounding their final resting place at the Bukit Gantong columbarium, neighbouring the proposed Penang Global City Centre, and...
And so Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi launches the masterplan for Patrick Lim's RM25 billion Penang Global City Centre project on 12 Sept. They say a picture paints a thousand words. Have a look at these graphics visualising the PGCC, which...
The developers of the RM25 billion Penang Global City Centre (PGCC) project have been telling us how green and carbon-free their project is going to be. But what they didn't tell us is they actually wanted to cram in...
It's a RM25 billion whopper: about 33 tower blocks, each over 40 storeys high on the land being used by the Penang Turf Club. Imagine that! And it looks like two different meetings on the Penang Global City Centre (PGCC)...

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